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Girl’s basketball team swished the net in Semi-finals, but missed the game

Girl’s basketball team swished the net in Semi-finals, but missed the game

Livia Lund, Features Editor

March 4, 2017

After a hard fought battle this Saturday, March 4th, against Hopkins, the women’s basketball team lost in Sections semi-finals 85-42. “We played the top team in the state that hasn’t lost a game all season, we knew that it was going to be tough,” explained Head Coach Nathan McGuire. The teams...

Ben Neal goes from Tiger to Cougar

Ben Neal goes from Tiger to Cougar

Oliver Piotrowski, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017

Ben Neal, one of our own peers was signed to a College, Chatham University in Pittsburg, to play Lacrosse. Ben talked a lot about how much he liked the school. One of the things he said was “I liked it because it was small, I really wanted to go to a small school, it has about 3,000 students and it...

Flips and turns, and ups and downs: South gymnastics finishes their season strong

Flips and turns, and ups and downs: South gymnastics finishes their season strong

Madeline Mahoney, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017

Have you ever attended a South gymnastics competition? Probably not, in fact, a lot of students don’t even realize we have a gymnastics team. Gymnastics is very physically demanding but it doesn’t receive as much attention as other sports teams at South. Sophomore Bo Coultrip, who has been a gym...

Nordic team takes on State meet

Luca Raffo-Simoes, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017

The Minnesota state skiing meet was at Giants Ridge on Thursday February 16th. A couple of South High School students participated. Ethan Nelson(senior), Nick Carter(freshman), Anna Mulhern(junior), Ethan Davenport(senior) and Sam Kleven(junior) all raced, as well as Ella Hoch Robinson who is a 7th grad...

A Hidden Jewel at South High: South’s Adapted Sports Program

A Hidden Jewel at South High: South’s Adapted Sports Program

Henry Holcomb, Staff Writer

February 20, 2017

South High has had adapted sports for many years but the program remains at a lack of exposure and support from the South High community.  South has had adapted sports since 1982 when Jim Christy, -a man who was instrumental in creating the adapted athletics program we now see in Minnesota- first beg...

New South club creates community for “ping-pong lovers”

New South club creates community for “ping-pong lovers”

Leticia Ramirez Estrada, Staff Writer

February 12, 2017

Not all students at South High are involved in extracurricular activities after school. South High Junior George Muller, and Sophomore Desmond LaFave both really like ping-pong and thought it would be cool to share this hobby with others at South. “We both have ping pong tables at our house, which...

Sophie Truen wins top scorer at gymnastics all city meet

Sophie Truen wins top scorer at gymnastics all city meet

Tatiana Burch and Izzy Willette

February 12, 2017

It Was a good night for South’s women gymnastics team on Friday the 7th during the team’s All City finals. The women's gymnastics team has won eight meets so far out of 10, and junior Sophie Truen has done a great job this season. Truen was able to give her team a leg up on the competition after...

A great season for Morgan Hill, and the women’s basketball team

A great season for Morgan Hill, and the women’s basketball team

Oliver Hall, Staff Writer

February 7, 2017

It’s been a great season for basketball captain Morgan Hill, and the rest of the South Women’s basketball community. The team as a whole have been doing amazing, and Hill, who just recently won NorthStar Girls Hoops player of the week, believes the team’s main strength is their ability to work...

New Mural is First Step in Honoring South Athletics

New Mural is First Step in Honoring South Athletics

Eli Shimanski, Photo and Graphics Editor

January 31, 2017

While walking down the halls recently you might have noticed a new addition to the walls on the northeastern hall leading from the girls locker room to the main door. A photographic mural showing the history South women's athletes throughout the history of South was put up over winter break. The new d...

Managing the inequality for female athletes

Managing the inequality for female athletes

Tannen Holt, Staff Writer

January 18, 2017

The issue of sexism is one that many here at South do daily work to fight against. The fighting of an oppressive patriarchy is a duty that countless students pride themselves in contributing towards. As of late, the idea of exposing sexism within sports has been a hot topic. Last year, there was a p...

South athletics pave the way for professional athletes

South athletics pave the way for professional athletes

Diana Caminelli, Staff Writer

January 16, 2017

South has many athletic teams and offers a variety of sports for students. Most people do sports for fun, because it keeps them fit, or because it’s a great way to socialize. However, sports involvement for students can become more that just an hobby. Several professional athletes have graduated f...

NFL star: Cedric Mckinley walks these very halls

NFL star: Cedric Mckinley walks these very halls

Oliver Hall, Staff Writer

January 10, 2017

A security guard at a high school isn’t always someone many of us notice. Many of us pass them by in the halls without a second thought and never stop to think about them. However, ignoring people around you can make you miss out on some amazing facts. Cedric Mckinley, Assistant Caretaker and Securit...

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Should teenagers still trick-or-treat for Halloween?

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